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Nats-Phils rivalry quiet now, but could eruptUpdated Jun 18 Share TweetThe rivalry between the Nationals and Phillies is newly minted. As a result, it's not as entrenched as some of the more storied contentious relationships in baseball such as Yankees-Red Sox. Dodgers-Giants. Cardinals-Cubs. Expect that to change.Source: MLB.comShare TweetJordan Poyer took part in Oregon State's graduation on Saturday and flew to Philadelphia on Sunday, but he struggled to fall asleep that night in his airport hotel room. He was awake at about 5 a.m. when Zach Ertz walked into the room after taking a red…Source: philly.com
Eagles Growing Restless Over QB CompetitionUpdated Jun 18 Share TweetChip Kelly has not settled on a starting QB for the 2013 season, causing some frustration in the locker room. QB Michael Vick and WR DeSean Jackson are among the Eagles who have publicly voiced their desire for Chip Kelly to name a starting quarterback.…Source: eaglesgab.comShare TweetAllen Iverson‘s in the news again and it’s not good. The Answer’s ex-wife is claiming that Iverson kidnapped their five children after a vacation gone bad. Reportedly, Tawanna Iverson is saying she gave her former husband permission to take the kids on …Source: dimemag.com
Ruiz activated from DL; Lerud optioned to Triple-AUpdated Jun 18 Share TweetThe Phillies on Tuesay activated catcher Carlos Ruiz from the 15-day disabled list and optioned Steven Lerud to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.Source: MLB.comShare TweetPhiladelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie wasn't joking in March when he mentioned his desire to have the Super Bowl at Lincoln Financial Field. Trust me, I know. I was standing right there, reminded of the same sick feeling I got back in 2010 when I real…Share TweetThe NFL altered its policy on what kinds of bags fans are allowed to bring into stadiums last week, banning just about everything other than clear bags made of plastic, vinyl, or PVC with dimensions that do not exceed 12 inches by six inches by 12 inche…
Inside the Phillies: Amaro waiting to see whether Phillies core can still produceUpdated Jun 18 Share TweetIt was a hot seat of sorts. As the Phillies took batting practice before the start of their three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Monday night, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. sat on the brown wooden planks inside the home dugout. Surrou…Source: philly.com
Lee Records His Ninth WinJun 18Cliff Lee struck out nine over eight innings to lead the Phillies to a 4-2 win over the Nationals and improve to 9-2.
2013 NBA playoffs -- Spurs left to regroup after Game 6Jun 18The Spurs were less than a minute away from a title, but now they're forced to regroup for a Game 7.
2013 NBA Finals -- Chris Bosh of Miami Heat -- Danny Green of San Antonio …Jun 18After San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green hit 66 percent of his 3-pointers through the first five games of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat's Chris Bosh declared there will be a different look for Game 6: no more open shots.
Bill Simmons on the gravity of Game 6 in the NBA FinalsJun 18As the NBA Finals head back to Miami for Game 6, just about everyone on the floor has something to prove.